INNOVATIONS IN SPORTS: The International Power of Silence in Sports + MORE

INNOVATIONS IN SPORTS: The International Power of Silence in Sports + MORE

The College Program…Creating a Social Change + MORE

With the cost of college rising each year, St. Louis father and son duo, Tim and James Twellman created The College Program. The College Program provides services and programs to help families and students decide what school is the right choice for college. And more significantly, what school f.... More »

PITCH COUNTS: A Deeper Look into New York State’s Rules

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The “Power of Moments” in Youth Sports

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How to Raise Socially Responsible Girls

A Guest Post from Katie Hurley, LCSW A thirteen-year-old girl comes to me week after week with a litany of complaints about social media. She doesn’t like the way her friends act on Instagram. She doesn’t like it when people unfollow her because they’re mad about something, .... More »
The Sounds of Silence
By Doug Abrams
For a few years now, a county-wide youth soccer association has tried various measures to control what a local newspaper calls “pushy parents and mouthy” coaches on its approximately 200 teams.  Nothing has worked. Even at the youngest age levels, games feature “parents verbally abusing their own children,” and “parents fighting and swearing at referees and young players” from the sidelines…

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As a recent Aspen Institute research paper notes, just about every signal parents and youth athletes receive today from the prevailing youth sports culture supports the idea that high doses of one sport at an early age is the only pathway to athletic stardom. 

Well, not every signal.

We at MomsTEAM, for one, have been fighting that culture, and trying for the past 14 years to debunk the many myths that have grown up around the supposed need for kids to specialize in a single sport before adolescence…

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